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As Greater Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is focused on the myriad of factors which make our city unique and successful. With an emphasis on strengthening this region's competitiveness in the global economy, the Foundation works with many partners to publish cutting edge research, hold public forums, and convene task forces of experts and stakeholders to create action agendas for real change.

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Politics, polls and our role in civic engagement

The Boston Foundation does not get involved in individual campaigns or endorse candidates. So why does the Foundation sponsor polling? Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs Keith Mahoney explains.

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Most Boston voters say MBTA is safe, WBUR poll finds

A new WBUR-Dorchester Reporter-Boston Foundation poll shows a majority of Boston voters think the conditions on the MBTA are generally safe. But many say there is room for improvement after a series of recent accidents. The poll was conducted by MassINC Polling Group.

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Poll: Most Boston voters say MBTA is safe

A recent poll conducted by MassINC Polling Group and sponsored by the Boston Foundation, Dorchester Reporter and WBUR shows a majority of Boston voters think the conditions on the MBTA are generally safe. But many say there is room for improvement after a series of recent accidents.

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How voters feel about Boston Public Schools

The fate of Boston Public Schools is one of the top issues on voters' minds in the final stretch of this mayoral campaign. That's what a new poll from WBUR, the Dorchester Reporter, The Boston Foundation, and the MassInc. Polling Group finds.

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Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2021

The 18th Annual Greater Boston Housing Report Card looks at the effects of COVID on the region's economy and housing, and highlights some of the policies that could provide permanent improvements in housing affordability and availability.

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TBF News: Summer 2021

The Summer 2021 edition of TBF News features a conversation with our President and CEO M. Lee Pelton and a deeper look at the Business Equity Fund's impact on businesses owned by people of color. We also spoke with Boston Foundation donors Dain and Constance Perry about their work leading conversations about race across the country, and with Dr. Geralde Gabeau about her work supporting Haitian immigrants in Boston.

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